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Latest posts by Dovefromabove

Hang out the washing

Posted: 20/11/2014 at 12:48

GWRS   - we have two and recommended them earlier - see my post of 26/04/14 - really useful.


Posted: 20/11/2014 at 11:31

BitKnit - we get quite competitive about being up and about early in the morning!  It's often me but I had a lie-in this morning

More power to Mr Panda's elbow - good on him

searching for unusual plants

Posted: 20/11/2014 at 11:28

Zanna, you access Private Messages by clicking on your user name in the top right hand corner of the screen.

Hang out the washing

Posted: 20/11/2014 at 11:17

I'm looking forward to helping Mark with his gardening - do you think he's into roses, salvias, honeysuckle etc, or is he more of a veg man

Average Spend in garden centre

Posted: 20/11/2014 at 11:13

The problem with being close to the city centre is that land is so expensive and nurseries/garden centres need a fairly large area!  I'm afraid that start-up costs/overheads will be high

Hang out the washing

Posted: 20/11/2014 at 09:59

Mark, please excuse my cynicism - we get a lot of  advertising spam posted on here - do you have any commercial/financial involvement with the company you're 'advertising'?

It's very unusual for anyone other than a Spammer to make their first post advertising a non-gardening product - Spammers usually find this site by Googling the item they're selling - in this case it looks as if you've googled 'rotary washing lines' and found this site - hence your post.

If I'm wrong and you found this site because you've an interest in gardening, then please accept my apologies



Posted: 20/11/2014 at 08:42

Ah, but as David's trans-atlantic his post was made during his yesterday even if it was our today



Posted: 20/11/2014 at 07:51


Good morning folks

Daffodil Bulbs

Posted: 20/11/2014 at 07:36
Chrissy wrote (see)

I was just going to keep them in the attic until the harsh frost had gone then put the tubs in the garden!

nutcutlet really?!

when is best to plant them? 

As Nutcutlet says - plant them outside in the ground now - spring bulbs should be planted outside from mid September to mid October, but it'll be ok to plant them now. 

Plant small bulbs 3 to 4 inches deep and the larger ones about 6 inches deep. 

They're tough as old boots and will be fine in the snow and frost and will cheer you up as they peek through in the spring.

Don't be tempted to clear snow away from them as they're peeking through - it will actually keep them protected from the worst of the cold temperatures.


Worries & troubles that affect Forum friends.

Posted: 20/11/2014 at 07:29

Fidget ((hugs))

Maybe bootcamp is an idea - what about a few days 'assessment' in a residential home - you could call it respite for your mum. 


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Chris Beardshaw et moi ;-)

I couldn't resist ..................................... 
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Hostas - they're so ............. fussy!

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Copper tape

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Plant ID please

Any better ideas ... 
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First Pickings 2015

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Snowdrop Spectacular!!! 
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Norfolk bargains?

Trachycarpus fortuneii 
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Winterwatch BBC2

Starts this evening 9.00pm 
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Interesting info about fungi, microrhyzal organisms and trees 
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What do you really mean to do differently in 2015? 
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